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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

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ACS Core General Surgery Review for Residents

This course is available online until July 31, 2023

ACS Core General Surgery Review for Residents

Overview

The ACS Division of Education is pleased to present the ACS Core General Surgery Review for Residents. This engaging course is specifically designed for residents who are interested in an intense review of general surgery. The course may also be beneficial for those preparing for general surgery qualifying or other examinations and those transitioning to general surgery practice or advanced training.


Course Content

The course may be used to identify strengths and areas for additional study in the essential content areas of general surgery, including:

  • Abdomen
  • Alimentary Tract
  • Infections and Wound Care
  • Melanoma and Sarcoma
  • Breast
  • Endocrine
  • Surgical Specialties
  • Applied Science
  • Trauma
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Perioperative Care
  • Vascular
  • Geriatric and Palliative Care
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This course is available online until July 31, 2023.


Target Audience

Surgery residents


Learning Objectives

The ACS Core General Surgery Review for Residents is intended for graduating residents and others seeking a review of general surgery. Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the key points in preoperative, operative, and postoperative patient care in the essential content areas of general surgery
  • Identify areas to strengthen in their medical and patient care knowledge
  • Apply this knowledge and develop strategies for appropriate patient care
  • Better describe patient care that is appropriate and effective for the treatment of relevant health problems encountered by general surgery residents

The course is designed as a capstone to postgraduate training and summation of concepts of the essential content areas. It may be beneficial in preparation for examinations. 

Questions?

If you have course-related questions, please contact Melanie Thorsen, MBAHC, CRA, CCMEP, Senior Manager, Continuing Education Programs and Lifelong Learning, at mthorsen@facs.org.


If you have any technical questions, contact learning@facs.org.